FCEDA In the News

SMWiFairfax lineup for September 14 features speakers sure to engage, inform, enlighten and embrace the future

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 2:27pm

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) has lined up an impressive cast of communications and marketing pros for the September 14 SMWiFairfax forum to explore ways that social media is changing business, government and politics. The event will take place at Capital One headquarters in Tysons Corner, Va.

Take Brian Fanzo, for example. He has been called the “go-to millennial in the social media space,” and will be the morning keynote speaker and a member of “The Power of Podcasting” panel.

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Delegation from Sao Paulo, Brazil, visits Fairfax County eyeing ways to grow economy and business communities

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Fairfax County, Virginia, August 16, 2017 – Twenty government officials, businessmen and investors connected to the private sector from the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, toured Fairfax County today, making stops at the Fairfax Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) in Tysons Corner and the Microsoft Technology Center in Reston.

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FCEDA becomes first local organization to join fast-growing Chamber of Digital Commerce

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 9:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) has joined forces with the Chamber of Digital Commerce, becoming the Chamber’s first strategic partner among economic development organizations in the Washington, D.C., region.

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Mission Services Inc. of Tysons Corner, a provider of IT support, adding 400 new jobs to Fairfax County economy

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 11:33am

Fairfax County, Virginia – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Mission Services Inc. (MSI), which provides IT support services for federal agencies, will invest $820,000 and create 400 new jobs to expand its operation in Fairfax County. Virginia successfully competed against Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Ohio and Texas for the project.

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Fairfax County EDA works with 25 businesses adding nearly 600 jobs to the local economy

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 9:09am

Fairfax County, Virginia – During the second quarter of  2017, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 25 businesses that are adding nearly 600 jobs in Fairfax County. Many of the businesses adding jobs are in a technology-related industry, while one prominent announcement came from a company in the pharmaceutical sector.

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Reston-based Avizia to expand its healthcare IT operation, announces 27 new jobs in Fairfax County

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 12:23pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today that Avizia, a provider of telehealth products and services, is investing to expand its presence in Fairfax County. The expansion will create 27 new jobs.

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Fairfax County EDA presents Social Media Week independent conference on September 14

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 11:04am

Fairfax County, Virginia – An exceptional lineup of acclaimed speakers will tackle leading edge social media topics on Thursday, September 14, when the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) presents Social Media Week Independent (SMWi). This event, carrying the theme Language and the Machine, will be hosted at Capital One headquarters in Tysons Corner, Va.

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Nomadic Display to create 30 new jobs in connection with headquarters relocation in Fairfax County

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:30pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced that Nomadic Display, a worldwide leader in trade show displays, will create 30 new jobs and invested $940,000 in connection with its headquarters relocation within Fairfax County. Virginia successfully competed with North Carolina for the project.

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FBI won’t be coming to Springfield, but Fairfax County remains viable location option for government agencies

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 4:56pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – The federal government announced today that it will not build a new headquarters for the FBI at a site in central Springfield or one of two locations in Prince George's County, Md., despite plans that have been in the works for a decade.

Proposals to replace the J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, D.C., have never been fully funded.

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FCEDA’s Gordon foresees Vietnamese investment in Fairfax County as Asian delegation makes historic stop

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 4:11pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – Fairfax County became home to international commerce history Tuesday, with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Secretary of Trade and Commerce Todd Haymore joining officials for a ceremony marking a first-ever agreement to promote business between  Vietnamese provinces and a U.S. state.

Haymore and leaders from six Vietnamese provinces signed a memorandum of understanding that urges greater cooperation to stimulate trade between the two areas.

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